Keith Hershmiller

Fantasy Summary

A solid puck carrier with smooth skating abilities. Highly offense-minded. Possesses the size to be in the NHL one day and plays with both his brain and muscles in the defensive zone. His future will get much clearer after a year or two in the AHL, but has the potential to hope for a top-four career on a NHL’s defensive unit.


Observations

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February 2022 – Fleury has played two games with Seattle this year without putting up a point, but has earned 20 of them in 38 games with Charlotte. These aren’t terribly exciting numbers, but he has been serviceable in the AHL, and is still a young defender. You can keep an eye on Fleury and watch his development, but the likelihood of him factoring  in strongly on the Seattle blueline, or elsewhere in the NHL, and appealing to fantasy hockey GMs appears to be a longshot. Alex Wyatt

October 2021 – Cale Fleury was waived by the Kraken as they begin to trim their roster ahead of the start of their inaugural season. He will get reps in the AHL should he go unclaimed, and will likely spend the season there, barring injuries or roster tinkering by Seattle. Alex Wyatt

July 2021 – Fleury has been selected in the 2021 expansion draft and will join the Seattle Kraken organization. Dave Hall

July 2020 – Cale Fleury was apart of the 33-man training camp roster that the Canadiens released on July 12th. Fleury will be used in a depth role. Pablo Ruiz

April 2020 – Fleury had a decent start in the NHL this past season playing in a bottom-pairing role. However, the young blue liner’s game started to hit a rut around the halfway mark of the season and he began t